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Comedic journalist, presenter and author.

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The greatest achievements come from taking the biggest leaps of faith.

Anna Daniels grew up in Rocky in Central Queensland, and has recently been cast in Bluey as Lucky’s Mum, Janelle, debuting in the hilariously controversial episode, Pass the Parcel!

Anna loves to champion rural and regional Australia, and has done so with funny, entertaining stories for The Project, Studio 10 and Landline. Prior to that she won the ABC’s ‘Comedy Segment of the Year Award’ for her radio interview with Russell Crowe, and co-created the ABC’s first online sketch comedy series, ‘Tough at the Top’ with comedian, Anne Edmonds

Her debut novel, Girl In Between, was shortlisted for the Vogel Award, and published with Allen & Unwin in 2017, and Random House, Germany in 2018.

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'The Challenge to Astound Yourself'

From growing up as one of five children in a 'big, crazy, loving family' in Rockhampton, the Beef Capital of Australia, Anna has entertained us on the national stage. A natural comedic storyteller, Anna wrote and presented her own funny stories for The Project on Network Ten, and travel show Queensland Weekender on Network Seven. She approaches life with positivity and hope, and has a great knack of being able to turn a negative into a positive. When playing back a 'disastrous' interview she'd conducted with superstar Russell Crowe, for example, Anna decided to make light of her mistakes and produced a piece on 'How Not to Interview Russell Crowe'...which went on to win the ABC's Comedy Segment of the Year Award, as is currently played as part of the Journalism degree at her former university, QUT. A big believer in backing yourself and stepping out of your comfort zone, Anna has taken leaps of faith which have seen her start out on The Project as a researcher and end up as a presenter, and now, writing her debut romantic comedy novel, 'Girl In Between' which will be published by Allen & Unwin in 2017. With heart and humour, Anna enjoys connecting with all audiences.

Master of Ceremonies - Energising and Engaging

Friendly, funny, and upbeat, Anna uses her unique blend of humour and warmth to keep a conference crowd energised, motivated, and enthused for the speakers and sessions ahead! As an MC, Anna knows the importance of making every attendee and speaker feel supported, inspired, and excited to learn from industry leaders, and she creates an atmosphere of positivity, fun and expectation, whilst also synthesising the big ideas from speakers to ensure maximum impact for audiences.

With Anna as your MC, you can be assured of running a highly successful, empowering and (on-time) motivating event!
We really enjoyed having Anna MC our two day conference in Tweed Heads and found her very accommodating, flexible, light hearted and enthusiastic. Anna’s prior research into our organisation enabled her to personalise her role as MC which received positive feedback from all of our delegates. We would highly recommend Anna to any organisation looking for a true professional to coordinate an event. First National Real Estate
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